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Double Ugh: Heat Can’t Close Deal, Cling To Lead

To a man, the Heat will tell you that this threepeat business has been more difficult than they can imagine. Once again, the defending champions found out just how difficult against a game Minnesota Timberwolves team at AmericanAirlines Arena

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Heat Stay Course, Bag Bucks to Maintain Lead

As the postseason approaches, it’s time for a Heat check. Upgrade defense? Done. Rest veteran starters? Done. Find reserves to step up? Done. Take Eastern Conference lead? Done. And so it went at AmericanAirlines Arena on Wednesday night, when

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For Have-nots, Re-Opening Day Means Despair

Re-Opening Day has arrived from Down Under, a time for faith and hope and optimism across the country, the seamheads tell us. Me? I view the start of the major league baseball season through 3-D glasses – Doubt, Despair,

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Should LeBron James Stay Or Should He Go To Los Angeles?

This summer Heat megastar LeBron James will become the most coveted free agent in the history of the NBA if not all of professional sports. Speculation has several teams as possible destinations, a list that includes the Chicago Bulls,

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Bucks Are Latest to Receive Heat Treatment

What’s the best way to treat the final game of an NBA road trip these days? Simple. Take one against the hapless, hopeless Milwaukee Bucks and feel better in the morning. Even if their 88-67 victory at the Bradley

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Time For NBA To Drop Bomb (Out), Sink Tankers

We interrupt the incredibly lame attempts of the Philadelphia 76ers and other alleged NBA teams to embarrass the game of basketball and rip off its fans with a horrid, pathetic, dog-breath, F-League product  designed to improve their draft lottery

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Battier On Retirement: ‘I Have Moments Left’

When the Heat held a team shootaround in Birmingham, Mich., on Friday morning, some took it as one of the final stops on the Shane Battier farewell tour. But while the 35-year-old  Battier continued to drop hints that his

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Heat Rebound, Back Within Two Of Pacers

When the Heat fell three games behind the first-place Indiana Pacers earlier this week, a lot of people wrote off their chances to secure the top seed in the Eastern Conference playoffs. Not so fast, Sluggo. Even with Ray

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Should LeBron James Stay or Should He Go to Los Angeles?

This summer Heat megastar LeBron James will become the most coveted free agent in the history of the NBA if not all of professional sports. Speculation has several teams as possible destinations, a list that includes the Chicago Bulls,

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Thanks, Mark Cuban, NFL Needs Reality Check

That’s it, Mark Cuban. Now you’ve really done it. Just when you thought that Cuban had piled on his own league enough, the author-shark investor-Dallas Mavericks team owner picked a fight with the biggest kid on the block the